Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

Sustainable development means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Freeport-McMoRan's approach to sustainable development combines three essential elements: continued economic success, building local community capacity and societal trust through stakeholder engagement, and improving environmental performance. Communities & People highlights news and stories of the company’s close collaboration with local stakeholders to minimize and mitigate adverse impacts and cultivate opportunities to maximize positive impacts.

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Freeport-McMoRan Awards Grant for Tech Park in Sahuarita, Arizona
The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, broke ground on construction of the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC). Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita copper mine is located near Sahuarita, AZ, and recently awarded a grant of $335,000 toward construction of the 32,000-square-foot building that will host the Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Incubator. SAMTEC...
Jan 16, 2020 8:25 AM ET
Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Recognized for Responsible Mineral Sourcing
January 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan company, was recognized as a Conformant Refiner by the Responsible Minerals Initiative for its ethical processing of responsibly sourced minerals. The certification by this international group validates the company's commitment to producing...
Jan 2, 2020 7:35 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Grant Preserves and Honors New Mexico Mining History
In March 2019, the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation awarded a $65,000 grant to be used toward much-needed preservation work at the cemetery in Dawson, New Mexico. Hundreds of miners were laid to rest in the early 1900s at the cemetery, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Preservation work included a new fence to keep animals such as cattle and elk from damaging the...
Dec 19, 2019 7:25 AM ET
El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Provides Free Technical Training for Chileans
December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Minera El Abra, in partnership with the Mining Talent Veins program of Fundación Chile, and with the support of the Municipality of Tocopilla, provided free certified training in welding and solar panel installation. The goal is to increase the employability of community members. The courses provide theoretical and practical knowledge in welding....
Dec 12, 2019 8:20 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Provides Technical Training for San Carlos Apache Tribe
Freeport-McMoRan’s Mine Training Institute created the San Carlos Training Institute in 2013 to increase the employability skills and job opportunities for the San Carlos Apache Tribe students while growing a qualified workforce for company mine operations near the Globe-Miami area in Central Arizona. The latest class session started in July 2019 and includes life skills coaching and...
Nov 7, 2019 3:40 PM ET

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